Getting to Sequim

Click here for Directions and Map. Sequim Lavender Weekend, July 21-23, is a popular event, drawing visitors from around the world to experience the beautiful farms, Lavender Festival in the Park, and community events. Please plan for heavy traffic and allow plenty of time to arrive in Sequim and enjoy the activities. If your schedule allows, plan to arrive a day early or stay over Sunday night to avoid the traffic leaving Sunday afternoon. Take the opportunity to enjoy a little more time in our small, friendly town and experience all that is Sunny Sequim.

Due to heavier than normal traffic in Sequim during Sequim Lavender Weekend, it is recommended that you use the Washington Street exit on the east side of the City and the River Road exit on the west side of the City to enter Sequim. This will help to control the level of traffic at the City's main intersection downtown.

Travel Alerts

Summer is a busy time for road construction in Washington State.  Please visit this link for the latest information on travel alerts, and plan ahead before you go.  It is always a good idea to allow extra time for travel during the busy summer season.

Getting Around Sequim Lavender Weekend

There is so much to see and do during Sequim Lavender Weekend, you'll want to make sure you take in as much as possible. We are looking forward to your visit and wanted to give you a few tips on getting around to all of the events.

Neighborhood Parking

There is street parking near the Festival at Carrie Blake Park and in the downtown neighborhood.  If you are parking in a residential area, be courteous to the residents and please do not block driveways or park in front of mailboxes.

Please note parking for Lavender Festival in the Park at Trinity United Methodist Church and Olympic View Church is available all day Friday and Saturday beginning at 9:00 a.m. and on Sunday after 11:00 a.m.

In-City Shuttle Bus

For your convenience, the City of Sequim and the Sequim Lavender Growers Association have sponsored an In-City Shuttle Bus to take you to the major events that are taking place within the City limits. You can park your car at one location and catch the shuttle to the Sequim Lavender Festival in the Park, Sunbonnet Sue Quilt Show, near the Sequim Farmer's Market, and Downtown Sequim. The shuttle runs 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday.

Parking is available downtown at the High School on Sequim Avenue. You can park downtown and catch the free shuttle to the Festival at Carrie Blake Park.

2023 Shuttle Bus Map (PDF)

Farm Festivals and Events

One of the highlights of Sequim Lavender Weekend is visiting local lavender farms. You'll want to visit as many as you can fit into your schedule, as they each have their own character and personality. The lavender farms require that you drive to their location. All of the farms have plenty of parking.

Traveling on Bicycle

Bicycling is a popular activity in the Sequim area, and Sequim has been named a bicycle friendly community. Many of the area lavender farms are accessible by bicycle.

The Tour de Lavender is a popular bicycling event that takes place in August. The routes used for the event may be helpful in planning your visit. Tour de Lavender Routes.

The Olympic Discovery Trail runs from Port Townsend out to the coast, with the largest paved portion running right through Sequim. The trail is close to many area attractions.